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The Spread Eagle, Sawley, Lancashire

Beautifully flourishing amongst the picturesque backdrop of the Forest of Bowland within the sleepy, riverside village of Sawley; The Spread Eagle Inn mirrors the surrounding allure of the countryside within their eleven boutique bedrooms.

Ribble Valley Jazz

Perfect your weekend with a live Jazz experience between 2pm-4pm on the first Sunday of each month with food also available. View offer

Wine Tasting

On Friday 17th May from 7pm, experience the magic of wine with a three-course dinner with accompanying wines from £30 per person. View offer

Movie Night

On Tuesday 14th May, treat yourself to a delicious two-course dinner from 5:30pm with a film screening starting at 7:30pm from just £14.50 per person with a free ticket, or ticket only without dinner for £5.00 each View offer

The Spread Eagle, Sawley, Lancashire

The Spread Eagle, Sawley, Lancashire, BB7 4NH, 01200 441202, Visit Website

Perched beside the tranquil babbling of the River Ribble lies the quirky coaching inn of The Spread Eagle Inn, within the riverside village of Sawley. Quietly nestled within The Forest of Bowland; An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this beautiful village inn reflects the beauty of their surrounding landscapes inside their eleven characterful bedrooms; each boasting their own unique flair.

With a talented team of chefs crafting a delicious menu from their boundless creativity; The Spread Eagle Inn offers impeccable food, sourced from local suppliers to capture true spirit of Lancashire within every tasty bite. If you fancy a lighter bite, a three-course dinner or perhaps tempting your taste buds with their traditional afternoon tea, this lovely coaching inn promises an exquisite dining experience with friendly faces, a homely ambience and food being served all day.

Whether you prefer quenching your thirst with their sophisticated Wine Tasting Evenings, stretching your legs and exploring the incredible countryside views on their Ramble & Roast Walks or relaxing with their monthly Sunday Jazz afternoons; The Spread Eagle Inn have created the most incredible events to get involved with.

For those of you wishing to explore a little more of the beautiful Ribble Valley, there are plenty of things to do and places to visit. If you’re interested in the history of Sawley and the surrounding area, simply head to Sawley Abbey and Clitheroe Castle for an insightful walk through time. If you fancy something a little more adventurous; The Spread Eagle Inn provides safe, bike lock-ups and a variety of beautiful walking trails from Gisburn Forest to walks along the River Ribble and Pendle Hill for walkers and bikers alike.

  • Eleven boutique bedrooms
  • Beautiful Walking Routes
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Family Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Food Menu For Dogs
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Wine Tasting Evenings
  • Movie Nights
  • Weddings
  • Riverside Setting
  • Monthly Sunday Jazz
From £90

The local area

Beautifully located within the sleepy village of Sawley within The Forest of Bowland and beside the River Ribble, The Spread Eagle Inn is an incredible place to visit. If you wish to venture out into the gorgeous countryside, The Spread Eagle Inn occupies an abundance of great walking trails to embark upon with walking maps available upon request - perfect for walkers and cyclists alike. For those of you wishing to learn a little more about the Ribble Valley History, the historic town of Clitheroe is a short 12 minute drive away, boasting the most notorious, Medieval castle in the North West; Clitheroe Castle. After surviving through The Battle of Clitheroe, The Norman Conquest, the witch trials and countless weapon raids and The Civil War; Clitheroe Castle withholds some of the richest memories within Lancashire's history.


  • There are two dog-friendly rooms within The Spread Eagle Inn.
  • Dogs are allowed within the main bar area but not the restaurant with their own dog menu available.
  • Afternoon Tea is served between 2pm-6pm.
  • Lunch is served Mon-Sat 12:00-14:00 & Sun 12:00-19:00.
  • Dinner is served Mon-Fri 17:00-21:00, Sat 18:00-21:30 & Sun 12:00-19:00


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